Heart disease is the leading killer of Americans, and the lifetime risk among healthy Americans remains dangerously high.
You can’t smoke in most restaurants and malls, and those laws may be responsible for saving thousands of lives.
Weak bones may seem like a problem of aging, but there’s plenty we can do early in life (in our teens and 20s) to make sure bones stay healthy down the line
Nearly half of all men and more than 1 in 10 women use tobacco in many developing countries, and women are starting to smoke at earlier ages, according to the largest survey to date on international tobacco use.
A new study suggests that eating three whole eggs a week can thicken the arteries as much as smoking. Some heart experts say not so fast
Tobacco use in dropped sharply between 1997 and 2003, but since then the rate of decline has slowed. Between 2009 and 2011, it nearly ground to a halt. Why?
As cigarette sales dropped in the U.S., consumption of cheaper cigars and pipe tobacco took off, canceling out some of overall decline in tobacco use
Your heart and lungs will thank you for kicking your cigarette habit, but your waistline may not.
If cigarette smoking were banned from teen-friendly movies, would kids be less likely to pick up the habit? Researchers at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College think so.
Researchers are getting closer to developing a vaccine that could help protect people from the addictiveness of nicotine.
People can more accurately remember the health warnings included in graphic cigarette labels than in standard text-only Surgeon General’s warnings, a study finds.
If you’ve been a lifelong smoker, you might be thinking, Why quit now when the damage is already done? But a recent study finds that even the oldest smokers can reap significant benefits from kicking the habit.
Nothing like a tall, cool drink in the heat of summer, right? Not if it’s a sugar-sweetened soda, and not if you’re in New York City.